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Cruise Packing List

What should I wear on a cruise? I confess. I am a reformed over-packer. There have been many cruise vacations where I have brought clothes (and shoes) home that never saw the light of day. Now that I have a system (pack in advance and bring mostly clothes that can be used more than once), …

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Helpful travel websites

Popular travel sites Looking for a quick list of travel links to help cruisers plan for their vacations? Dealing with money Currency Calculator Time Zones: Official U.S. Time World Time Zones Time and Date Greenwich Mean Time Atomic Clock Warnings U.S. Department of State – Travel.State.Gov Foreign and Commenwealth Office Travel Health Centers for Disease …

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Pre or Post cruise options for popular European gateways

Pre or Post cruise options for popular European gateways Cruise Planning Tips for pre or post cruise options for popular European gateways in London, Paris, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Rome, and Venice. Popular cities to experience either before a cruise vacation or after are: London, Paris, Barcelona, Copenhagen, Rome, and Venice. Working with a travel expert that …

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River cruising guide

River cruising River cruising is a great way  to travel through many of the world’s rivers, waterways and canals. Purpose-built vessels are small (in comparison to their larger ocean sailing competition) but because of their size, the vessels can can dock within the city center. Most cruise lines include guided tours in the cruise price.  Guided tours …

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Cruise vacation activities

Typical activities and things to do on a cruise Cruisers count on superb dining choices, spacious and comfortable accommodations, and a wide range of activities when cruising.    With all- inclusive pricing of a cruise, most of the activities are covered by the cruise fare. Onboard the ship you will have a broad range of activities and amenities. Depending on …

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Making sense of cruise lines

What cruise line is right for you? Each cruise line offers a broad range of activities to suit a variety of lifestyles. Families, sports fans, romantics, foodies, retirees, and enrichment seekers find the cruise that is right for them.